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on the right here, 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev. the two had been living in this country for at least ten years. the fbi released video and pictures of the suspects seen carrying backpacks believed to have contain explosives. the man in the dark cap is dead. the man in the white hat is still at-large >>> we are hearing from an eyewitness in watertown. andrew kitzenberg being evacuated from his home. he said he saw two men taking cover behind an suv firing shots at officer 70-80 yards down the street. he also saw the men using explosives. >> i was about 35, 40 feet away. it looked to resemble a pressure cooker, what i've seen from other pictures online in the last few days. i saw them light this bomb. they threw it toward the officers. it only got maybe 15-20 yards down. it wasn't very close to the officers. it really created a significant decoy. there was smoke that covered our entire street. at that point, one of the shooters ran toward the officers while still engaging in gunfire. while he was still shooting at them, a few seconds later, the second shooter got back into the suv and turn
the white cap, his younger brother, a 19-year-old man named dzhokhar tsarnaev. we heard from our reporter, terry mcsweeney who is saying the police presence is overwhelming, because they are so concerned about how dangerous they consider him. we heard an nbc terrorist consultant refer to him as a tier one terrorist. that being the worst kind of terrorist, referring to him as a bomb-chucker. one of these men were seen lighting and throwing a bomb at police last night during the shootout. there are apparently bombs that have not been detonated that are littering one of the streets in watertown. there are concerns that he is armed with a gun and has bombs. not only have they asked people to shelter in place in watertown, cambridge, other surrounding neighborhoods. they have asked them to shelter in the city of boston themselves. this is the warning just issued moments ago by the governor of massachusetts. >>> it is a serious situation. we are asking the public to take it seriously as well. with this law enforcement by following those simple instructions. we've got every asset that we can pos
of my colleagues or myself to conclude that the fbi dropped the ball. >> dzhokhar tsarnaev places two trials. >> are there other bombers? are there other plots in motion? are there other confederates on the loose? >> he told investigators he and his brother acted alone and learned how to make bombs on the internet. back in washington, a moment of silence remembering boston's day of terror. the suspect has made his first court appearance from the hospital. next, securing a grand jury indictment. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >> thank you, tracy. 4:36. the two suspects in the first known al qaeda terrorist plot in court head to court. canadian authorities carried out two men that wanted to carry out a major terrorist attack on a passenger train from toronto to new york. both men are believed to have ties to an al qaeda cell based in iran and have been under surveillance since august. a bail hearing is set for today in toronto. >> a prominent defense attorney fighting to keep her law license after admitting to smuggling out of jail a hit list for her client. lor lorna brown going b
. dzhokhar tsarnaev still recovering and the injury to his throat making it impossible to speak. he is answering questions by writing. it was initially believed his older brother died as the result of a police shootout but investigators say he likely died when his brother ran over him trying to escape police. as the investigate continues, officials in washington now asking whether authorities should have seen those attacks coming. we'll get more coming up in a live report from capitol hill in about ten minutes. >>> in the meantime, the tributes to the boston bombing victims continue. hundreds gathered at the boston marathon finish line this weekend to honor those killed and injured in the attacks. today, the governor of massachusetts is asking people across the nation to observe a moment of silence the first time the bomb went off. the one-minute silent tribute scheduled for 11:50 pacific time. it will be followed by the ringing of the bells and elsewhere nationwide. one injured in the attacks was 11-year-old aaron hern from martinez. he continues to recover. a number of baseball st
, the one they are still trying to find now, dzhokhar tsarnaev was born in kyrgyzstan. his family lives in russia and we're told his father was a public official there at one time. the reason we're told for this extraordinary security in the area of watertown is, of course, because they still don't know where the other of the two brothers, the second bomber is located. they think they know where he is. they believe that's the place they have surrounded and where you just saw kerry sanders reporting but there's a further concern that these two brothers may have had af coccomplices an authorities found another bomb in boston. a device in the charles gate area. they rendered it safe but they are concerned there maybe accomplices. they can't be certain of it. but there's a concern there maybe accomplices at large. you put all of those factors together, and we're told that's the reason for the extraordinary security. there's been a report that one accomplice tried to escape on a train to connecticut. that the train was stopped. we believe now that this is not the case. savannah? >> pete will
a description of a still unreleased fbi video. according to those familiar with what it shows, dzhokhar tsarnaev can be seen removing his backpack at the spot where the second bomb was placed, and acting very differently from those around him when e first bomb blew up. >> this suspect took the backpack off, put it down, did not react when the first explosion went off, and then moved away from the backpack in time for the second explosion. >> federal officials say in the hours after the fbi released photos of the bombing suspects thursday night, investigators had not yet matched any names to their pictures and, in fact, did not even have the tsarnaev brothers in any terrorist data base. only after the older brother was killed in the late night shootout in watertown were agents able to check his fingerprints and put actual names to their case. fbi agents are seeking to interview all the family members and friends of the two brothers, including the wife of the older one, tamerlan. her lawyer says he is talking to federal authorities about how to proceed. matt? >> pete williams, thank you very much.
they stopped at a convenience store. the s.w.a.t. team members who captured dzhokhar tsarnaev spoke for the first time. jeff campbell pulled him off the boat. >> we wanted to get him into custody and have the situation come to an end for us, for the families, for the city. it needed to end. >> reporter: monday night they remembered the boston graduate student, the 23-year-old from china, she was killed in boston's week of terror. in her hometown of medford krystle campbell was laid to rest. the one week anniversary of the bombing marked by a moment of silence. heads bowed across the city and the nation. yet it's the stories of kindness that keep boston going. friday's man hunt trapped mckenzie wells and her 17 month old son holden in their home. out of milk she got this special delivery from a brook line police officer. >> never imagined someone in their tactical gear carrying two gallons of milk down the street. >> the photo taken by her husband, just more evidence of how a small gesture can make a big difference. >> thank you. >> reporter: now today those who left their belongings
of any sort of connection with a terrorist group. it was just he and his brother alone, dzhokhar and tamerlan tsarnaev. they learned how to make the bombs online. it is raising a lot of questions about immigration policy. people that come into this country to live and become citizens. are we asking enough questions? is there enough follow-up? should the fbi have followed up after the 2011 interview with tamerlan after russia said he may be connected to terrorist groups there. he closed the books and said there was no further evidence. it is raising a lot of questions on immigration policy and how to follow up on these things. here, today, as i said, lawmakers will be getting a briefing on just where this investigation is headed. jon? >> tracie potts, thank you for the update. >>> 5:43. the two suspects in the first known al qaeda terrorist plot in canada head to court today. they arrested two men that wanted to carry out a major terrorist attack on a rail passenger trail from toronto to new york. video shows one of the suspects after his arrest. both men are believed to have ties
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